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Feb 10, 2013 9:00am EST
learned more this past week about one type of weapon in the u.s. arsenal. we've learned that more than 11 years of american combat overseas. we found out about the administration's legal justifications for the use of drones, that catch-all term for an expanding family of unmanned flying military hardware. the week's revelations further fueled the public debate about the propriety of drone strikes against human targets as we'll hear this morning beginning with martha teichner's report on our sunday morning cover story. >> reporter: so you think you know what a drone is? one of those unmanned aircraft that takes out terrorists. well, think again. this is a drone too. tell me what that is. so is this. and would you believe a humming bird drone? ahead this sunday morning, technology both tantalizing and troubling. >> osgood: the grammy awards are tonight here on cbs. among the nominees you can find the name john mayer. after a period on the performance side lines mayer' is preparing to move back into the spotlight as we'll be hearing from anthony mason. >> reporter: why did you come out here?
Feb 10, 2013 6:00am PST
whether to merge with u.s. airways. a merger would create one of the world's largest airlines. today is new year's day in china. fireworks lit up the sky in beijing overnight and singer celine dion performed to mark the start of the year of the snake. now today's weather. sunny and milder along the east and west coasts. but it will be a stormy day for most of the country. in the week to come those storms will bring rain and possibly more snow as they move across the nation. keep those shovels handy. next the fight over drones. ♪ i'm a good man with a good heart ♪ >> osgood: later >> osgood: it looks big to me, but not all drones are as small as this one. the debate over the use of drones isn't small either particularly after the events of this past week. later we'll be hearing from correspondent david martin. but to begin our sunday morning cover story is reported by martha teichner. >> reporter: their names: predator reaper, imply their deadly intent. they are what we've come to understand drones to be. unmanned killing machines armed with hell fire missiles controlled from thou
Feb 3, 2013 6:00am PST
prolific sniper in the history of the u.s. military has himself been shot dead. retired navy seal chris kyle was one of two men killd yesterday at a gun range in texas. police arrested a suspect last night. they have no word on a motive. he won't be getting an oscar but ben affleck has gotten yet another consolation prize. last night his film argo won the director's guild award for best director. the golden globes and the screen actors guild have also honored affleck but affleck was not nominated for an academy award as best director. thousands are sending along condolences to former president george w. bush and his wife laura after hearing of the death of their beloved scottish terrier barny. the 12-year-old pooch died on friday. now to weather. cold and snowy in the midwest. and northeast. pleasant down south. and downright perfect inside the super dome. the week ahead will be mostly milder with scattered showers likely around the country. next our winning ways. and later. ♪ i like it, i love >> osgood: the expression "win some; lose some" won't be much consolation for the players o
Feb 17, 2013 6:00am PST
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Feb 24, 2013 6:00am PST
. >> the technology is all consuming. >> reporter: u.s.c. film school jason squire says from time to time it helps to look away. >> i do recommend just getting quiet and within one's self and see what happens. >> reporter: how can i do that when i have this huge netflix cue that i need to watch? >> that's another choice. ♪ off to see the wizard, the wonderful wizard of oz ♪ >> osgood: we're off to see the wizard next. i tuned it all out. with unitedhealthcare, i get information that matters... my individual health profile. not random statistics. they even reward me for addressing my health risks. so i'm doing fine... but she's still going to give me a heart attack. we're more than 78,000 people looking out for more than 70 million americans. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. ♪ somewhere over the rainbow way up high ♪ >> reporter: and now a page from our sunday morning almanac. february 24, 1938, 75 years ago today. the day hollywood set off down the yellow brick road. ♪ follow the yellow brick road ♪ >> osgood: a small item in variety that day told the world mgm had acquired
Feb 17, 2013 9:39am EST
general of the u.s. army. then i was twice elected president of the united states. i think it would have astonished him that he would in addition to that have been considered to be one of the great writers in american history. >> osgood: two months have passed since the school shooting in newtown connecticut. but for those who lost loved ones the nightmare is still very much present and heart breaking. steve hartman has one man's story. >> reporter: after 31 years of marriage bill sherlock says he and his wife had fallen into a routine. every morning pretty much the same. however, for whatever reason on the morning of december 14, bill did something different. >> she's coming across the kitchen floor and i grab her and i give her a big hug and we had a big kiss. most mornings it's grab the coffee, out the door, what's on the schedule? not that morning. not that morning. >> reporter: it's the only consolation in what has been an otherwise inconsolable new year. >> this is the huge part that's gone. >> reporter: later that day 56-year-old school psychologist mary sherlock became one of the
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